Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Definition

noun
Leukemia characterized by abnormal proliferation of lymphoblasts and reduced production of red blood cells and platelets, with symptoms including fatigue, easy bruising and bleeding, and infections. It occurs in people of all ages but is most common in children.
American Heritage Medicine

A type of leukemia that affects the lymphocytes.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • acute lymphocytic leukemia
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Other Word Forms of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Noun

Singular:
acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Plural:
acute lymphoblastic leukemias

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